Court fines motorist N20,000 for driving without licence

A Kado Grade 1 Area Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old man, Edache Johnson, to two months imprisonment for driving without a licence. Johnson, who resides at Idu Karmo Village, Abuja, had pleaded guilty to two counts preferred against him by the police.

Ford Explorer Platinum breaks interior record

Ford Motor Company aims to get the attention of premium vehicle buyers around the world as it introduces its Platinum Explorer as one of the five trims for the 2016 model year, with a record-breaking superb interior. Coming as the sixth-generation Explorer, the new model is scheduled to arrive at

Even in brand activation, we tell stories –Eiremiokhae

The Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Experience Limited, Mr. Felix Eiremiokhae, speaks on winning the Marketing Edge Experiential Agency Award, writes AKEEM LASISI The Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Experience Limited, a brand activation company, has said that any brand promoter or agent that fails to think out of the

NUPENG backs removal of subsidy

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has reversed its position on petroleum products subsidy and has declared its support for its total removal. The union said that the subsidy funds should be channelled to the rehabilitation of refineries and infrastructural development in the country.

GIS officer gives reasons for stopping Forcecom

The Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme Graduate Internship Scheme of the Federal Government has explained that the fraudulent activities perpetrated by the Forcecom Networks Limited made the agency terminate its appointment. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, the Head of Operations, GIS, Mr.

Man disguises as woman to kidnap pupils

THE Abia State Police Command has paraded one Uzoma Ugwumadu, who, disguised as a woman, allegedly attempted to kidnap some primary school pupils from Osusu Amukwa Community Primary School in Aba. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr.

NIS leadership crisis deepens with new appointment

The leadership crisis rocking the National Institute for Sports has further deepened as some members of the Academic Staff Union of the institution have kicked against the appointment of Dr. Eke Chukwudi as the new Director.

Nigerians obsessed with trophies —Abdullahi

Former Minister of Sports Bolaji Abdullahi has said that the Nigerian sporting community is obsessed with winning trophies and medals. He explained that the constant pressures put on teams to win trophies and individual athletes to win medals have continually denied the country of real developmental plans as the federations

Kingship tussle tears Abia community apart

THE once peaceful oil-rich Etitioha autonomous community in Owaza, Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State has been torn apart by a kingship tussle. Two groups endorsing two different candidates for the traditional stool have vowed to stop at nothing in actualising the enthronement of their candidates.

Estonian employers’ confederation proposes minimum wage increase

The Estonian employers’ confederation has met with the country’s trade union confederation and proposed an increase to the monthly minimum wage from €390 to €448 by 2017. As reported by the Baltic times, the president of the employers’ confederation, Toomas Tamsar, explained the decision by stating the current minimum wage

Oshoala wins BBC Women’s Footballer of The Year award

Africa Women’s Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, has won the inaugural edition of the British Broadcasting Corporation Women’s Footballer of The Year on Tuesday. Oshoala beat four other nominees to the award, which was presented to her by the BBC’s Caroline Rigby at the Nigerian camp in Canada.

Toyota confirms Punch report on assembly plant

In the next three months, a Toyota assembly plant will commence operation in Nigeria, the Chairman, Toyota Nigeria Limited, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo has said. This has thus confirmed a report by The Punch published on July 21, last year, which hinted that Toyota would “start an assembly plant in Nigeria

Between fuel scarcity and financial priorities

Author and personal finance coach, Usiere Uko, writes on financial lessons from the recent fuel crisis It was not my original plan to write on a topic related to fuel scarcity or the national energy crisis this week. I had another topic in mind, but the fuel situation seems to

Photos: Son of Pastor Wale Adefarasin of Guiding Light Assembly weds

Emmanuel Ademola Adefarasin, son of Pastor Wale Adefarasin who is the older brother of popular Lagos pastor, Paul Adefarasin, over the weekend got married to his heartthrob, Yewande Adeosun who is the daughter of a former Minister of Transport, Chief Oluwole Adeosun. The traditional marriage took place at the Imperial,

I cannot be a party to the disintegration of the country- GEJ

President Jonathan today said he can never be a party to the disintegration of Nigeria. He said his decision to concede defeat after the presidential election which he lost was because of his conviction that no matter his ambition, Nigeria comes first. Jonathan said this after he was decorated with

VIDEO: Radical77 – Black Gold


Check out new music video from fresh act Olabode Olaonipekun Osoba popularly known as Radical77 for his single entitled “Black Gold”. Peep it below Click here to view the embedded video.

Manchester United Weighing Up Dante Move


Manchester United need to fix their defensive issues and they need to do it before next season. A few top center backs have been linked to Old Trafford, including Hummels and Pique. The newest man on the list is Bayern Munich defender, Dante.

VIDEO: Boy Chyko – Jega


I will put boy Boy Chyko in the same category as Chigurl, Julius Agwu , Adekunle Gold, and Tunde Ednut , which is Music comedy. Here is his new offering titled ‘Jega‘ [Election Result] it’s simply a funny record, with a Video to go with it.